Country star Dierks Bentley to perform during Homecoming

Cameron Koch

WKU will host country music star Dierks Bentley during Homecoming on Oct. 18 thanks to the Campus Activities Board.

Bentley is known for his hits “5-1-5-0” and “What Was I Thinkin”, and will be accompanied by fellow country artists Jon Pardi, Ashley Ray and Natalie Stovall.

The theme for Homecoming 2012 is “Red, White, and WKU” and will be the week of Oct. 15-21, with WKU playing Louisiana-Monroe in the WKU Homecoming football game on Oct. 21.